International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme: A Study of Global Change

Entry_ID: GCRIO 184 GCRIO_Inventory: 141 Entry_Title: International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme: A Study of Global Change Document_Author: None Agency_Name: International Council of Scientific Unions Start_Date: None
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: Research Community
Audience_Interest_Guide: Science Institutes

Overview of the IGBP, whose aim is "To describe and understand the interactive physical,
chemical and biological processes that regulate the total Earth system, the unique
environment that it provides for life, the changes that are occurring in the system, and
the manner in which they are influenced by human activities."

Describes IGBP activities, the scientific scope of the projects, and lists recent IGBP
Group: Data_Center
Data_Center_Name: IGBP>International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
Dataset_ID: same as Entry_Title
Group: Data_Center_Contact
Last_Name: None
First_Name: None
Email: (Internet)
IGBP.Secretariat (Omnet)
Phone: (+46 8) 166448
Fax: None
Group: Address
IGBP Secretariat
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Box 50005
S-104 05 Stockholm,
Storage_Medium: 2 pages printed matter (brochure)
Parameter: None
Discipline: Life Sciences > Ecology > Terrestrial Ecology
Discipline: Life Sciences > Environmental Science
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Climatology > Meteorology
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Science
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Environmental Studies
Location: Global
Location: Europe > Sweden
Keyword: START>System for Analysis, Research and Training
Keyword: PAGES>Past Global Changes
Keyword: biogeochemical cycles
Keyword: biosphere
Keyword: research
Keyword: IGAC>International Global Atmospheric Chemistry
Keyword: GCTE>BAHC>Biospheric Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle
Keyword: WCRP>World Climate Research Programme
Keyword: HDGEC>Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change
Keyword: LOICZ>Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone
Keyword: JGOFS>Joint Global Ocean Flux Study
Keyword: GAIM>Global Analysis, Interpretation and Modelling
Keyword: IGBP-DIS>Data and Information System